The 3DPL is a license for 3D Printed things that has been specially made so that people can create, improve and share their inventions with the world. Continue reading “Youmagine publishes 3DPL, an Open Source License for 3D Printed things”
General Electric (GE) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) recently received $540,000 to develop open-source algorithms that will improve additive manufacturing of metal parts. Continue reading “Lawrence Livermore, GE to Develop Open Source Algorithms for 3D Printing”
Furnishing a research lab can be pretty expensive. Now a team led by an engineer at Michigan Technological University has published an open-source library of designs that will let scientists slash the cost of one commonly used piece of equipment: the syringe pump. Continue reading “3DP Leads to Another Advance in DIY Science Equipment”
A group of MIT students have built a scanning system that allows 3D printers to restart prints after a failure. After each layer the laser scans the object, senses the shape, and records the state of the object. Over the course of the print it creates a point cloud model of the object and then compares it with the actual 3D model. Continue reading “Finally a solution to restart failed 3D Print Jobs (VIDEO)”
There are currently a wide number of 3D printer management programs out there to control a variety of 3D printers and handle 3D printable files. These range from manufacturer-specific and open source pieces of software all the way to universal 3D printer networking services. BrewEngine, however, is the first company I’ve encountered that rewards users for printing with their software. Continue reading “BrewPrint Gamifies 3D Printing with Print Management Software and Ecosystem”
Dutch fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht is developing a 3D printed Open Source Elements Dress constructed from modules created by the design community. Simply download the element file, create your custom design and submit the printed part to Wipprecht by 13th September so she can incorporate it into the overall dress design. Continue reading “You Can Help Design A 3D Printed Open Source Elements Dress With Anouk Wipprecht”
Circuit printers and 3D printers are relatively accessible these days. Rabbit Proto, an open source project based out of Stanford University, wants to make it a little bit simpler to put the two together with a set of kits it is offering that make it easier to print 3D objects that are electronics compatible from the start. Continue reading “Rabbit Proto makes it easier to get circuits into 3D printed objects (VIDEO)”
From the law to fashion, from business models to software tools, and everything in between.
The 3rd edition of the 3D printing event will contain over 11 seminars and workshops during the week, each focused on a specific profession or an application field. You can choose the topic of your profession/application field. In half-day you will learn what 3D printing means for your profession. In each seminar issues like materials, designtools, business models, do’s and dont’s will be covered. You will meet your colleagues with whom you can discuss what has been presented, and what it means for your profession/business.
The following seminars are being planned for during the week:
- 3D Printing and fashion, shoes and accessories
- Workshop Developing business models for 3D printing (max. 20 participants)
- 3D Printing and the Law (IP/Patent issues/regulation)
- 3D Printing and Marketing and Retail
- 3D Printing and Design (Product, Interior and Architectural)
- 3D Printing and Art + museums
- 3D Printing and Prototyping and from design for manufacturing to manufacturing for design
- 3D Printing and Industrial Additive Manufacturing
- 3D Printing and education
- 3D Printing and the Home market / Hobbyists
- 3D Printing and the future of tools (hardware, software or platforms), open source or propietary
Every weekday two or more seminars will take place. Each seminar will exist of two sessions and one short break. The morning seminar starts at 9.00 and ends at 12.30 hrs. The afternoon seminar starts at 13.30 and ends at 17.00 hrs. An attendee can register for one or more sessions. If you want to register, please click here.
Finnish designer has Janne Kyttanen has made a solid step towards 3D-printed fashion with his new collection of shoes. Continue reading “3D Print your shoes at Home, free to download”
The OpenReflex is an Open-Source analog camera with a mirror Viewfinder and an awesome finger activated mechanic shutter (running ~ 1/60°s). Continue reading “3d print your own opensource analog camera”